Originally Posted by n2916s
During the very short periods that you are towing up a 7-8% grade over the life of your tow vehicle, you will need to downshift to 3rd gear and run 3800 rpm or so. It will be loud. Your fuel gauge may actually move towards empty right before your eyes. You will be running 50-55 or so. Yet, soon you will arrive on top and all will be well.
I just weighed my new 25 FC Rear Twin- fully loaded and it weighed 6,620. I can't see how you get one to weigh 7,300.